NY police seize over 100 pounds of cocaine from Times Square hotel
Published November 27, 2012
New York Post
There's no business like snow business - not in Times Square, where over 100 pounds of cocaine were seized in a dramatic drug gang takedown, officials said today.
The drugs were recovered from three rolling suitcases that were wheeled out of the Crowne Plaza Hotel like so much tourist luggage, with cops swooping in from their surveillance posts to bust six accused coke traffickers who'd turned the neighborhood into the Great White Way, authorities said.
The drugs, seized on Oct. 25, totaled 48 kilos and would have been worth $5 million on the street, officials estimated.
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